Tour Operators Museum hosting 'Victory in the Pacific' luxury tour By Lizzie Wilcox / August 03, 2017 Share 1 While in Honolulu, guests will tour the USS Missouri, the site of this iconic photo of the Japanese surrender on Sept. 2, 1945. -- The National World War II Museum in New Orleans has created a trip called "Victory in the Pacific" that will take guests to war sites such as Pearl Harbor, Guam, the Mariana Islands of Tinian, and Saipan and Iwo Jima in Japan. The nine-night luxury trip will be led by World War II historians Richard Frank and Jonathan Parshall, and a number of the museum's historians and curators. Medal of Honor recipient Hershel "Woody" Williams and other Pacific campaign veterans will accompany the group and share their stories. The tour departs on March 16, giving guests the opportunity to commemorate the 73rd anniversary of the Battle of Iwo Jima on March 24 in Iwo Jima."Victory in the Pacific" includes exclusive access to several World War II sites, chartered air, drinks during hosted dinners, gratuities, welcome and farewell receptions and luxury accommodations such as the five-star Moana Surfrider Hotel Honolulu and the five-star Kensington Hotel Saipan. Prices start at $13,999 per person. Guests can save $2,000 per couple and receive free economy air from Los Angeles when they book by Oct. 31. Travel agents earn 10% commission.